This is true sa atin and like in all places. >>>>>>>>>>>>>> 5 results for: oligarchy (Browse Nearby Entries) oliganthous oligarch oligarchic oligarchical oligarchically oligarchies oligarchs oligarchy oligemia olighemia olighidria oligist oligistic oligo oligo- oligo-1,6-glucosidas oligo-a1,6-glucosida oligoamnios oligoarticular Oligocene oligocene epoch Sponsored Links Workflow Mgmt Solutions Try Numara Help Desk MGT Systems Manage& Resolve Issues: See Webinar www.NumaraSoftware.comDictionary Definitions Get automatic Word Definitions now with Live.comSearch Intelligently www.Live.com Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1) - Cite This Source - Share This ol·i·gar·chy /ˈɒlɪˌgɑrki/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[ol-i-gahr-kee] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation noun, plural -chies. 1. a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few. 2. a state or organization so ruled. 3. the persons or class so ruling. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Origin: 157080; < ML oligarchia < Gk oligarchía. See olig-, -archy] Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1) Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006. American Heritage Dictionary - Cite This Source - Share This ol·i·gar·chy (ŏl'ĭ-gär'kē, ō'lĭ-) Pronunciation Key n. pl. ol·i·gar·chies Government by a few, especially by a small faction of persons or families. Those making up such a government. A state governed by a few persons. ol'i·gar'chic, ol'i·gar'chi·cal adj. (Download Now or Buy the Book) The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition Copyright © 2006 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Online Etymology Dictionary - Cite This Source - Share This oligarchy 1577, from M.Fr. oligarchie (14c.), from Gk. oligarkhia "government by the few," from oligoi "few, small, little" (of unknown origin) + arkhein "to rule." Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2001 Douglas Harper WordNet - Cite This Source - Share This oligarchy noun a political system governed by a few people; "one of his cardinal convictions was that Britain was not run as a democracy but as an oligarchy"; "the big cities were notoriously in the hands of the oligarchy of local businessmen" WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University. American Heritage New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition - Cite This Source - Share This oligarchy [(ol-uh-gahr-kee, oh-luh-gahr-kee)] A system of government in which power is held by a small group. [Chapter:] World Politics The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Wanna kill these ads? We can help!